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Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa is missing out on the benefits of smart grid investments amid lack of digital skills. This is the view of an energy industry execu ...

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Zimbabwe approaches SA for more power supplies

Zimbabwe approaches SA for more power supplies

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE - ZIMBABWE, which is experiencing massive load-shedding, is making frantic efforts to secure power supplies from neighbouring count ...

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Consortium finances access to solar energy

Consortium finances access to solar energy

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG - EFFORTS to promote access to renewable energy in the African continent have received an investment boost of U$18 million from a consortium of lende ...

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Budding SA female scientists compete in global science stage

Budding SA female scientists compete in global science stage

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - TWO South Africa’s finest young female scientists will compete against learners from around the world in Turkey’s most prestigious science fair f ...

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Revamp exercise enhances power access in Zimbabwe

Revamp exercise enhances power access in Zimbabwe

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE - A GRANT of US$35 million secured by the government from the Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (Zim-Fund) is anticipated to address t ...

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Defiant communities hinder smart energy provision

Defiant communities hinder smart energy provision

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN - A DEEPLY culture of non-payment, mistrust and general negative public perceptions have been identified as some factors hindering compani ...

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New solar heat systems save millions in SADC

New solar heat systems save millions in SADC

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG - MILLIONS of people are set to be saved in energy costs following the launch of two of the largest sub-Saharan solar systems in Johannesburg, Sou ...

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OPINION: Is Zimbabwe really ready for business?

OPINION: Is Zimbabwe really ready for business?

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA THE level of corruption and chaos at the Zimbabwe Electricity Distribution Company (ZETDC), a subsidiary of Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA), has le ...

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SA Budget 2019: Spending to exceed revenue

SA Budget 2019: Spending to exceed revenue

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  CAPE TOWN - SOUTH Africa will be spending more money than it will generate in the coming year. Presenting his Budget Speech in Cape Town on Wednesday afternoon ...

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Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - THERE are differences within South Africa’s tripartite alliance following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa of plans to privatise sta ...

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